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Francis urges 'ecological retooling' of economy to counter 'inhuman' pace of production, consumption Full text

In a message published today to the Forum of the European House-Ambrosetti, an encounter of politicians, representatives of European institutions and business leaders taking place in northern Italy this Friday and Saturday, Pope Francis urged an “ecological retooling” of the economy to counter what he called the “inhumane” pace of production and consumption today.

Ahead of 'Season of Creation', European Churches stress need for 'just and sustainable balance' between economy and ecology Full text

In a message for the Season of Creation from September 1 to October 4, the presidents of the Council of Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco and the Reverend Christian Krieger respectively, have stressed the need for a “just and sustainable balance” in society, the economy and ecology.